‘Disarm’ Turns Weapons into Musical Instruments

Artist Pedro Reyes has created an orchestra of instruments made from decommissioned weapons that the Mexican army acquired from drug cartels. The series, entitled Disarm, is made up of eight instruments that were created in collaboration with a team of musicians and Cocolab, a media studio in Mexico City. These musical instruments are mechanical, meaning they can be programmed and operated using computers. Therefore, the mechanical instruments are capable of performing music concerts with […]